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The Framing of Perception

XINEMA Program 4

Image: Kirk Tougas, still from the framing of perception, 1973, 16mm transferred to digital, 33:13 min. Courtesy of the Artist

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XINEMA is an ongoing series that showcases emerging and established experimental filmmakers within and around “Vancouver”, BC. They aim to strengthen and preserve the experimental film scene by creating a space for open conversation, skill-sharing, and community. Programs will usually occur every third Sunday of the month.

Program 4: The Framing of Perception
The Framing of Perception studies moving images’ ability to influence and construct our senses. Through a series of eight short films, perception becomes a filmic language, spoken through an illusive spectacle of grain and pixels. This program explores the registration of light, sound,
and motion; observing our interpretation of existence and the factors that contribute to it.

A Sequence of Moving Pixels (2022) Kaila Bhullar 6:57 min.
o/c (1996) Andrew Power 7:20 min.
A Meditation on Grain (2020) David Jeric Avelino 2:55min.
Blind Spots (2013) Amanda Thomson 9:25 min.
fuzzy time series (2021) Elysia Bourne and Ross Birdwise 6:13 min.
u_feel_soft (2022) Cam Kletke 2:24 min.
i see me watching (2022) Sidney Gordon 7:52 min.
the framing of perception (1973) Kirk Tougas 33:13 min.

Curated by Celina de Leon & Sidney Gordon



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125 min

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